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Will My EV Crash the Grid?

ecoPreserve is pleased to bring you this guest article from Pete Westlake, Manager of New Products and Services at the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC). OUC is Florida’s second-largest municipal utility, providing services to Orlando and parts of Orange County for almost a century. As we ponder the transition to Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), pressing questions […]

Connect to funding opportunities for your EV charging

Leaders who are planning for EV Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) can boost power to their projects with public and private grant funding. To find the most, look the widest! Where to start Charging facilities are to be provided for EV motorists nationwide. Do you know of an organization whose project would join the EVCI network? The […]

The fast route to fast chargers for your community

By 2030, an estimated 26 million Electric Vehicles (EVs) will be on U.S. roadways. Those will likely require an additional 28 million charging ports.[1]   California is already experiencing a level of demand that will soon be nationwide. The infrastructure for charging has been built up in response. Several communities in that state are among […]

Finding fast-chargers for 26.4 million EVs

In late 2021, 2.4 million Electric Vehicles (EVs) travelled U.S. streets and roadways. Many drew their power from chargers installed in home garages where they could recharge overnight. Those chargers, plus available public chargers, met “early adapter” needs to power a daily commute plus local errands. At vacation time, many EVs would remain garaged while […]

Three recent steps toward an EV infrastructure

The one million Electric Vehicles (EVs) on U.S. streets and highways aren’t causing traffic jams. They travel quietly while 275 million petrol-powered vehicles roar past, spewing CO2 into the atmosphere.[1] Fossil-fueled vehicles outnumber EVs,  275:1. That will soon change. An estimated 26.4 million EVs will be on the road by 2030.[2] Streets will be quieter, […]

Seven roads to climate-change readiness

This century’s rise in global average temperatures — about 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit — is small, but the human and economic impact is powerful. Looking ahead, the 50-year cost of unchecked climate change could exceed $175 trillion. PERILS REPORTED TODAY The reasons for climate change costs are no less varied than the regions where they occur. […]

How Orlando brings greater green to developers and the community

The City of Orlando has targeted a 20% reduction in total electricity consumption. The baseline year for that goal was 2010 when per capita consumption was 12,003 KwH. A related 2040 goal aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 90% below 2007 levels.[1] Towards those achievements, the city has initiated a Green Building Incentive Program (GBIP). […]

Sustainable investments favored as economies evolve

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are well-known in international business.[1] In an investment decision, ESG data provides a way to earn financial returns while participating in long-term safeguarding of the planet and having positive impact on people’s lives.[2] The number of sustainable funds have more than tripled in the past decade. As of March […]

How EV service fleets can extend their range

A transition from high maintenance petroleum vehicles brings challenges and opportunities to fleet managers. Proactive steps taken today can reduce acquisition and maintenance costs by better planning for tomorrow’s EV service fleets.